GARY, Ind. — The Gary SouthShore RailCats announced today the Boston Red Sox purchased the contract of 27-year-old outfielder Colin Willis. Willis is the 36th RailCat to have his contract purchased by a Major League organization. “As far as RailCats individual accomplishments, this ranks at the top,” said RailCats manager Greg Tagert. “There is no one […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier looks back on the 2019 American Association season of the Gary Southshore RailCats. This includes looking at the top player and pitcher as well as what to expect in 2020. The 2019 Gary Southshore RailCats Review After two straight years of making the playoffs, the Gary Southshore RailCats spent […]
GARY, IND. — Three doubles, a walk and a run from Colin Willis and a 2-0 lead after the second inning wasn’t enough for Gary as the RailCats fell to the Milwaukee Milkmen, 7-2, in front of 4,302 fans on Star Wars Night at U.S Steel Yard on Friday. Following Fridays’ defeat, Gary is a […]
GARY, IND. — Four hits and two home runs from Colin Willis wasn’t enough for Gary in the rubber game on a cool Wednesday night at U.S. Steel Yard as the RailCats fell to the Texas AirHogs, 8-5, in 11 innings. Wednesday’s loss was Gary’s second straight extra-innings defeat and their seventh loss in their […]
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association name their Pitcher and Player of the Week for Week 13 of the 2019 American Association season. This week Gary Southshore RailCats outfielder Colin Willis was named the Player of the Week after hitting .524 in six games. Sioux City Explorers starter Carlos Sierra was named the Pitcher of the Week after blanking the Cleburne Railroaders for 7.1 innings.
ST. PAUL, MINN. — Colin Willis extended his on-base streak to 17 games and Seth Hougesen tossed five innings of two-run ball in his first career start against St. Paul but the RailCats fell to the Saints, 3-2, in front of 8,319 at CHS Field on Saturday night in a game that started 43 minutes […]
ST. PAUL, MINN. — A 1-0 lead through an inning and two singles, two hit by pitches and a walk from Colin Willis wasn’t enough for Gary as the RailCats lost their fourth straight game in a 9-7 loss to the St. Paul Saints on Friday night in front of 9,211 at CHS Field. Gary […]
GARY, IND. — The Gary South Shore RailCats fell to the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, 5-3, with 4,220 in attendance in the opening contest of a three-game series on a beautiful Tuesday night at U.S. Steel Yard. Tuesday’s loss drops the ‘Cats record to 4-3 during their nine-game, 10-day homestand and to 2-6 head-to-head against the RedHawks. Fargo-Moorhead […]
GARY, IND. — Back-to-back walks to start the game and a couple of errors leading to two unearned runs in the first put the RailCats in an early hole from which they would never recover. A Saturday night crowd of 3,431 was treated to a late comeback effort but in the end it fell short as […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for August 1, 2019. There were five games played on Friday, including the Texas AirHogs winning their third straight over the Cleburne Railroaders, and the Winnipeg Goldeyes Victor Capellan setting a franchise record for saves in the Goldeyes victory.
GARY, IND. — After falling behind early, the RailCats finished tonight’s game with six unanswered runs en route to a fifth straight victory over the Milkmen. Six scoreless innings from the bullpen and strong nights at the plate from Marcus Mooney and Collin Willis vaulted the ‘Cats to a 6-1 win. Milwaukee (27-43) took the […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for July 27, 2019. There were six games scheduled on Saturday evening, including the Kansas City T-Bones tying the game in the ninth before defeating the St. Paul Saints in the 11th, and the Lincoln Saltdogs ended their 10 game skid.
FRANKLIN, WIS. — The Gary SouthShore RailCats snapped their season-high-tying six-game losing streak and recorded the first win of their six-game road trip with a 10-3 victory over the Milwaukee Milkmen in the opening game of the series on a beautiful Saturday night at Routine Field. All nine of the RailCats starters reached base safely, […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the first half of the 2019 American Association season for the Gary Southshore RailCats. This includes a recap of what has gone right and wrong for the team, as well providing the top pitcher and player to this point. Plus, a prognosis of what to expect in the remaining two months is included.
The South jumped out to a 3-0 lead against the North in the American Association All-Star game on Tuesday night, only to see the North come back with seven unanswered runs on their way to a 7-3 victory. Colin Willis came on as a reserve and stole the show, going 2-2 with one runs and […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for July 17, 2019. There were six games on Wednesday, including the Chicago Dogs rallying late to win in 10, and the Kansas City T-Bones outdueling the St. Paul Saints in a 2-1 victory. Also, Milwaukee Milkmen outfielder hit three homeruns to lead the team to victory.
GARY, IND. — A season-high three home runs from the RailCats offense, including two from All-Star Colin Willis, and seven shutout innings from Justin Sinibaldi led Gary to a 5-1 victory over the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks on Wednesday night in a game that was played in two hours, 23 minutes. Wednesday’s win was Gary’s first in […]
GARY, IND. — The Cleburne Railroaders scored 13 unanswered runs and defeated Gary, 13-2, in the first contest of the RailCats 10-day, 11-game homestand on Friday night at U.S. Steel Yard. Following Friday’s loss, Gary has lost a season-high-tying six straight games and are a season-worst nine games under .500 and 13 games out of […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for July 4, 2019. Six games were played on Thursday, including the Sioux City Explorers winning in 12 and the Winnipeg Goldeyes slugging their way to a 9-8 victory over the St. Paul Saints. Daily Recaps: July […]
GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS — Gary won their season-best third straight series with a 10-5 win over the Texas AirHogs on Independence Day at AirHogs Stadium on Thursday evening. The RailCats drew a season-high 14 walks and recorded at least 10 hits in a game for the third straight contest. Gary (20-23) took a 2-0 lead […]
FRANKLIN, WIS. — 5.1 shutout innings from Kaleb Fontenot in his first appearance sine coming off the Disabled List and two hits and three RBIs from Wisconsin native Colin Willis on Wednesday night led the Gary SouthShore RailCats to a 7-3 win over the Milwaukee Milkmen on Wednesday night at Routine Field. Wednesday’s win guarantees […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for June 2, 2019. That includes the Sioux Falls Canaries coming from behind to win in walk-off fashion and the Gary Soutshore RailCats sweeping the Kansas City T-Bones. This, plus notes and transactions.
KANSAS CITY, KAN. — Trailing 6-2 entering the sixth inning, the RailCats scored five runs in the sixth inning followed by four more runs in the ninth to take down the slumping Kansas City T-Bones, 11-6, in the series finale on Sunday afternoon at T-Bones stadium. Sunday’s victory gave Gary their first sweep of the […]
GARY, IND. — Trailing 5-2 entering the bottom of the eighth, Gary had seven consecutive hitters reach base and put up four two-out runs to take down the Sioux Falls Canaries, 6-5, on a sunny Saturday afternoon at U.S. Steel Yard. The RailCats’ come-from-behind victory on Bark in the Park Day, presented by McAfee Animal Hospital, […]
GARY, IND. — The Gary SouthShore RailCats re-signed infielders Alex Crosby, Andy De Jesus and Randy Santiesteban, outfielder Colin Willis, and catcher Wilfredo Gimenez for the 2019 campaign earlier this week. “This group has become the RailCats core, following in the footsteps of the great players before them,” said RailCats Manager Greg Tagert. “Back-to-back playoff […]
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association Name Sioux City Explorers starter Justin Vernia as Rookie of the Year. Robert Pannier provides the details.
In American Association Daily, this is the unofficial All-Star break in the American Association, so Robert Pannier takes a look at the Gary Southshore RailCats and how they have performed to this point in the season and take a look at what to expect as the American Association heads to its stretch run.
n American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report names their American Association Player and Pitcher of the Week for Week 4 as chosen by Robert Pannier and Kevin Luckow, with Gary Southshore RailCats outfielder Colin Willis being named Player of the Week and St. Paul Saints starter Jake Esch chosen as Pitcher of the Week.
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps the game of the night as the Chicago Dogs down the Winnipeg Goldeyes 6-5. The Sioux City Explorers saw their nine-game winning streak come to an end and the Wichita Wingnuts ended their six game losing streak. Do
When the Gary Southshore RailCats want to leave no doubt about something, they know how to make a statement. That proved to be the case Saturday night as the RailCats pounded out 19 hits in their 16-7 victory over the St. Paul Saints. Eight different players in the Gary lineup had at least one hit, […]